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Registered Nurse - Pediatric ICU (PICU) / Critical Care (San Diego, CA)

San Diego, California

Overview

At Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, patients can range from premature infants as little as two pounds to teenagers weighing in at over 200. While some conditions and illnesses may mimic those of an adult, many factors beyond the obvious physiological differences can make treating children and adolescents challenging. Certified nurses are specialists who are changing the way critically small and critically ill patients receive care. Your commitment, knowledge, and skill set will be crucial to improving patient outcomes.

Rady Children's offers competitive salaries, robust benefits, generous paid time off, retirement savings with contribution match, employee recognition, Team Rady events and celebrations, along with other great perks. Join us in sunny San Diego!

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Clinical Nurse Specialist at Rady Children’s Hospital? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Good listener 9
  • Adaptable 8
  • Compassionate 10
  • Detail-oriented 9
  • Positive 7
  • Quick-thinking 7
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Communicator
  • Leadership
  • Team player
  • Trustworthy
  • Understanding
  • Patient
  • Flexible
  • Responsible

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It’s amazing to see these children go from weak to vibrant… The nurses who chose to come here are unique because they’re comfortable with these patients and are eager to give it their all… I’ve never worked with a more passionate group of nurses. Each and every one of them truly loves this patient population. They’re so dedicated and do such a great job.

– Cheryle Pillow,
RNC-NIC, MSN, CPNP, CVICU Director

Rewards

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental, Vision

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Infertility Reimbursement

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Responsibilities

Job ID 1577 Date posted 01/10/2019

JOB SUMMARY:

Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice. Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. Selects and administers the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, developmental level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree in Nursing

1 year of experience

Current California RN License

CPR certification (Issued by American Heart Association)

PALS (within 6 months of hire)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

3 years of experience

Professional nursing certification

Pediatric nursing experience in a comparable, high-acuity department

Bilingual

POSITION DETAILS

Shift:Night, 12 hour

FTE: .9FTE/Full-time

Location: Hospital - Rose Pavilion

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